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Professor Ravindra Fernando Appointed as New Chairman of NDDCB 2015

November 20 2015



International Day Againts Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2015

June 26 2015


Anagarika Dharmapala's 151st Birth Anniversary Ceromony 2015

September 17 2015


News Paper Articles - NDDCB





Certificate Course on Drug Counceling


September 26, 2015

Certificate course on drug counseling 20th phase will be started on 26th of September 2015 at Auditorium of National Dangerous Drugs Control Board.



Welcome to the NDDCB Web Site

NDDCB is the pioneer Government Institution which discharges its functions with an aim to eradicate the drug menace from Sri Lanka. Among the other functions, providing treatment to the drug dependants and rehabilitation of drug dependants are main roles of the NDDCB. Four treatment and rehabilitation centers are being conducted under the purview of the board throughout the country with greater focus in Colombo, Kandy, Galle and Gampaha districts. Counseling service and residential treatment facilities are being provided for the drug addicts at these treatment centers.


   To lead Sri Lanka to become the pioneer in managing the outcomes and impact of drug related issues in South Asia.

   Moving towards a drug abuse free Sri Lanka by year 2020.


  • To create an environment where all sectors of the society and the public at large participate and contribute effectively together with all concerned agencies, towards eliminating the drug menace and related issues from the society.
  • To create social ethos conductive to eradicating the drug dependence, illicit trafficking and peddling.
  • To encourage the national political commitment and international co-operation towards creating a drug free society.
  • To provide leadership in implementing the national drug policy while securing the information and resource base for its effective functioning, monitoring, evaluation and review where necessary.

 Handbook of drug abuse information 2011

new pub2  Handbook of drug abuse information 2012

new pub2  Handbook of drug abuse information 2013

new pub2  Handbook of drug abuse information 2014

new pub2  News letter Research March 2014

new pub2  News letter Research June 2014

new pub2  DAMS VOL:94 3rd Quarter:2014

new pub2  DAMS VOL:95 4th Quarter:2014

 NDDCB Board Members

 Our Stakeholders

new pub2  Specimen Application Formnew

new pub2  Internal Vacanciesnew

new pub2  External Vacanciesnew


Treatment Programme

A client need to stay three months at the centre for residential treatment. After the residential period is over the client is required to enrol into the relapse prevention programme. Parents/guardians are required to assist the client's recovering process and help to cope with uncomfortable feelings.

 Preventive Education & Training Programme

Preventive Education & Training unit is the major body of educating public on drug prevention, Island-wide, which has undertaken its activities based on provincial, district & community levels, from the grass-root to the top management.

 Outreach Services Programme

NDDCB has taken measures to expand its services to the grass root level by extending the outreach drug prevention and treatment programmes to the district level.

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